Published May 4, 2018 at 12:33 PM | Updated at 12:03 PM CST on Feb 6, 2019
The Mars robotic geologist called InSight launched Saturday May 5, 2018 from California's Vandenberg Air Force Base.
InSight is digging deeper into Mars than ever before, taking the pulse of the planet and making the first measurements of "Marsquakes." Scientist hope to gain a better understand of the planet, its core and how it came to exist 4.5 billion years ago.
Below, take a look at InSight and its path to the red planet.